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  • Start the Presses: Who they are, what they stand for

    I want your campaign mailers. You know, the glossy photos of people you don't know who are running for offices that have little connection to your lives? Those. Why? Politicians' bad rep is, no doubt, largely their own fault. California's decline in...
  • Fresh faces for Crescenta Valley Town Council

    It's all but assured that the six candidates running for the Crescenta Valley Town Council will find a seat on the dais after the election is all said and done this Saturday, but with three incumbents not returning, there will be some fresh faces. Last...
  • The Crosby Chronicles: The consequences of voting no on Prop. 30, 38

    Voters should consider seriously the consequences of voting "no" to Proposition 30 or 38, ballot measures which would raise taxes in order to raise revenue for schools.  People get tax fatigue easily, especially when the economy is not doing well. So it&...
  • Think Again: California's political system is the root of the problem

    We’re at that time in the political season where voters are getting hit at every turn with election advertising like being the target in a combat video game. It peaks every four years when elections coincide with presidential elections because...
  • Council calls for update to Glendale's Charter

    City officials on Tuesday said they want to tweak language in Glendale's Charter to reflect modern financial accounting practices and streamline the annual transfer of millions of dollars each year in utility revenues to pay for public services. Any...
  • All candidates elected to Crescenta Valley Town Council amid low voter turnout

    All six candidates joined the Crescenta Valley Town Council Saturday, with about 1.4% of the voting population casting a ballot. Voter turnout tends to be low for the advisory board to Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich, with greater...
  • Intersections: The minority vote matters more and more

    On Election Day, anticipation and those gratifying “I voted” stickers you attach to your shirt are everywhere. The lines are long, the process sometimes confusing, but for one day in the U.S., we are all permanently glued to our televisions...
  • As campaigns wind down, rhetoric and accusations heat up

    A flurry of accusations unleashed over the weekend by supporters of Greg Krikorian — the Republican challenger to Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) — closed out what for months has been a contentious race. Each side has been crying...
  • With voting underway, a divided and frustrated electorate take to the polls

    With voting underway, a divided and frustrated electorate take to the polls
    It wasn’t long after the polls opened here at Glendale Community Church of God that a line formed out the door, made up mostly of voters who were on their way to work. And like what’s been reflected in a national polling, this was a divided...
  • Negative campaigning in Gatto, Krikorian race is reflected in voter sentiment

    Negative campaigning in Gatto, Krikorian race is reflected in voter sentiment
    The contentious campaign for the 43rd Assembly District seat between incumbent Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) and Republican Glendale school board member Greg Krikorian was reflected in voter sentiment at the polls Tuesday. For a race in which the two...
  • Watchdogs, elections officials say nothing out of line at polling stations

    Watchdogs, elections officials say nothing out of line at polling stations
    Accusations of electioneering and voter intimidation tactics at polling stations in immigrant-rich neighborhoods -- a recurring gripe in Glendale -- re-emerged Tuesday, despite the observations of watchdogs and elections officials. Polling investigator...
  • With a successful Prop. 30, local school officials dodge bullet

    Local education officials are no doubt breathing a sigh of relief as Proposition 30, the tax measure pushed by Gov. Jerry Brown, appears headed for victory. With nearly all precincts reporting across the state, the measure had 53.9% of the vote, compared...